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Forget Smartwatches, You Can Strap This Bendable Phablet Onto Your Wrist

Over the past year or so we’ve seen an awful lot of wearable devices, like smartwatches, designed to complement the smartphone experience. As of yet, none of them are capable of replacing the phone in your pocket, until now. Meet Portal — a flexible phablet device that comes with a strap that lets it sit comfortably on your forearm.


JJ Abrams Is Working On Portal And Half Life Movies With Valve

First Star Trek, then Star Wars now Portal and Half Life: JJ Abrams is quickly becoming the nexus for all things geek, after today confirming he’s working with Valve and its head, Gabe Newell, to create movies based on the game studio’s most popular titles. I think I need to sit down.


The Latest 'Working Portal Gun In Real Life' Hack Is Pretty Damn Cool

Mirrors lined with blue and red LEDs have long been a staple of Portal-themed decoration. Taking it to the next level, however, is jamin101wolf. He bought the Portal gun prop available through ThinkGeek and Amazon, then plugged the two mirrors into remote-control power boxes. With this he pulls off the effect of firing a red and blue portal (which are located on opposite walls, creating the requisite hall-of-mirrors effect.)


Watch Portal Turrets Rise Up Against GLaDOS With Song

When they’re not trying to fill you with lead, the turrets from Portal are actually super-adorable, especially when they have a song to sing. A small team of filmmakers has teamed up to make a new turret anthem and it’s amazing.


Portal's GLaDOS Is Starring In A New Hollywood Blockbuster. Seriously.

GLaDOS, everyone’s favourite homicidal artificial intelligence unit, has popped up in the most unlikely of places: Guillermo Del Toro’s new action/sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim. This must be heard to be believed.


Portal Looks Perfect On A Scientific Calculator

Portal is probably one of the only games I could play over and over again. You always get something a little different. This, however, is incredibly different. It’s the Portal you know, except it’s on a scientific calculator.


Why It Did Take So Long For Companion Cube Ice Trays?

Who knew that slapping a heart on the side of a 3D rendered cube would turn it into one of the most beloved video game characters of the past five years? Definitely not Valve, otherwise the developer would have had this Companion Cube Ice Tray on the market ages ago.


Watch Someone Beat Portal In Eight Minutes

This is crazy. Someone sat down and speed-played their way all the way through Portal in approximately eight-and-a-half minutes. To perfect this, someone has have been through a lot of test chambers.


Culturemodo: Melbourne Has A See-Saw Made Of Light And Physics

If you’re like me, then you’re always wondering what it would be like to bounce a ball through space. Wonder no longer, intrepid reader, as we show you this beautiful see-saw currently set up in Melbourne’s Federation Square that lets players bounce light back and forth like you’re on another world.


Amazing Portal Short Film Shows Why You Can't Trust Your Friends

“Wouldn’t it be awesome to have a Portal gun in real life?” I’ll admit that I’ve thought about this far more than I should, but I don’t have any creative talent to express how it might look if I actually got my hands on one. That’s not a problem for Jason Craft though, who created this awesome video of friends being douchebags to each other with Aperture’s best creation.


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